Wisconsin saw the highest apprenticeship participation rate in two decades as the state broke more than 15,000 active apprentices, Gov. Tony Evers and the Department of Workforce Development announced on Thursday.Read More »
A proposed rule would require contractors to ensure at least one in 10 of their workers are participating in an apprenticeship program when working on state construction projects worth more than $25 million, according to a proposal written in late September.Read More »
New job pathways in the construction field are possible for Wisconsin’s youth after Gov. Tony Evers announced on Monday additions to apprenticeship offerings for high school student workers.Read More »
Lawmakers are moving forward with bills that would direct $20 million in federal aid toward apprenticeship programs and provide a tax break for apprenticeships — a proposal similar to one previously vetoed by Gov. Tony Evers.Read More »
Gov. Tony Evers vetoed a bill on Friday that would have provided a tax break for apprenticeship tuition.
Tagged with: apprenticeships Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin Construction Business Group Gov. Tony Evers John Mielke John Schmitt Wisconsin Builders Association Wisconsin Laborers’ District CouncilRead More »
As a mom, I remember sitting in the eighth-grade parents’ “Introduction to High School” presentation in our district. As Wisconsin’s former lieutenant governor, I remember the part about higher education options students could choose at the end of high school: university or traditional college, technical college or apprenticeship.Read More »
Former Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is joining the Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin as its jobs ambassador, a role promoting careers in the construction trades.Read More »